these are more recipes, or even just sample of CLI that works in real life.
Enable Tap To Click
Enable Tap-To-Click on that Red Button. You know you want to
su -c 'echo -n 1 > /sys/devices/platform/i8042/serio1/serio2/press_to_select'
Check that hard drive for space-eating goblins:
sudo du / -ch -d 1|grep G
When you can't read your console font
Touchpad: increasing the pressure necessary to register touch.
synclient FingerHigh=110 FingerLow=100
Cleanup pacman's cache:
Control your brightness. Well, not yours actually, sorry I can't do that
xbacklight -inc 5 or xbacklight -dec 5
wget-ftp the fuck out of our public server:
Get natural scrolling in i3:
xinput set-button-map 12 1 2 3 5 4 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
My bashrc alias is alias natscroll='xinput set-button-map 12 1 2 3 5 4 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Want to know what's the keycode to that obscure symbol on your keyboard? Use xev
Test the 6 channels output of a Terratec Aureon 5.1 MkII USB soundcard
speaker-test -Dsurround51:CARD=Aureon51MkII,DEV=0 -c 6
Convert all .mp3's in a folder to .wav to be able to work on them:
for i in *.mp3; do mpg321 -w "`basename "$i" .mp3`".wav "$i"; done
Convert all .m4a's in a folder to .wav to be able to work on them:
for i in *.m4a; do faad -o "`basename "$i" .m4a`".wav "$i"; done
Convert .ai in a folder to .wav to be able to work on them:
sox <file>.aif file.wav
add a group to user:
sudo gpasswd -a <user> <group>
make a sudo command works without passwd
find UUID of a partition:
ls /dev/disk/by-uuid -l
This seems good on X1 : https://push.cx/2015/dual-booting-arch-linux-on-lenovo-x1-carbon-3rd-gen
Try to get a flick from your computer to a DVD
Dump the Firefox history sql file
Start X when Log in occurs
Running another X session somewhere else.
The Short Dirty Kernel DIY
Mount mtp devices
Remember AlsaMixer settings
I love Grub1 (Grub 'legacy' now)
A word on SLIM
Use curl to tweet.
Using the CLI to burn an .iso cd.
ffmpeg to convert videos for my phone.
Allow sudo to open up a graphic application as
remount a ro filesystem rw: mount -o remount,rw so that when the system drops you to a shell on boot failure, YOU CAN DO SOMETHING FOR FUCK'S SAKE! And no, it is not in man 8 mount, it isn't.
Connect remotely to a VirtualMachine - how arch-cool is that?
Simple rsync line that works here
MPlayer code to listen to France Inter and other radios, Now, radiotray is cool too.
A healthy, fast image gallery starts with reasonably-sized pictures: thanks imagemagick!
vnc is flawless in Fedora :)
throttling the cpu - mixed results, if for battery life.
Custom Bash - Some Terminal Fun